How to Install a Pool Skimmer?


If you have purchased a new pool or need to replace the current skimmer, it may be very helpful to know how to install a pool skimmer. Begin by lowering the water level in the pool to approximately 2 inches below the skimmer area. Next, mark the area and then cut out a hole for the skimmer. Insert the screws and install the faceplate, then attach the skimmer to the outside pool wall. Finish by connecting the pool hose to the skimmer and turning the skimmer on.
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1. Make sure the pool is level. A pool skimmer will not work properly in a pool that is not level. Measure the distance around the pool from the top of the pool to the water level
They are usually attached with a hose to vac source & float on top.
1 Remove the skimmer flapper and rod from the wall of the pool skimmer. Ad 2 Remove the plastic rod from the tube that it fits in on the flapper. 3 Carefully cut the rod in half.
1. Clean the concrete area where the coping will be installed, along the edge of the pool. Wipe or sweep away dirt and grime. For square or rectangular pools, lay down your first
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How to Install a Pool Skimmer
Above-ground pools can be as exciting and fun as in-ground pools. However, many above-ground pools do not come with the cleaning products that many in-ground pools come with. A pool skimmer makes the job of cleaning any pool much easier. It is possible... More »
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